Adult 40 and Over League Section Championships
NorCal Staff | June 7, 2017
For Immediate Release: Wednesday, June 7, 2017
Contact: Mylene Mukhar | Tel: 510-263-0470 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TEN TEAMS CROWNED SECTION CHAMPIONS AT USTA LEAGUE ADULT 40 AND OVER SECTION CHAMPIONSHIPS
ALAMEDA, Calif. — June 6, 2017 — Ten teams captured titles at the 2017 USTA Northern California Adult 40 & Over League Section Championships June 2-4, in the Sacramento area. The championships brought together the top 52 teams with over 750 players of various ability levels throughout Northern California. The Men’s and Women’s, 3.0 to 4.5+ levels, will represent the USTA Northern California Section at the 2017 USTA National League Championships in October 2017 in Surprise, Ariz., Orlando, Fla., Mobile, Ala., and Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.
Men’s 3.0 Division:
The Alameda team representing Laney Tennis Association won four matches in a row following their loss in their first match to secure its title.ADVERTISEMENT
The 14-person team is captained by Henry Chang and plays at the College of Alameda.
Men’s 3.5 Division:
The home team representing the Laguna Creek Racquet Club keeps their undefeated season alive as they swept through the competition to take the title home.
The 12-person team is captained by Durall Cheam and co-captained by Ryan Fogleman, and plays at the Laguna Creek Racquet Club.
Men’s 4.0 Division:
The Roseville team representing the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club also swept the competition to finish in first place.
The 13-person team is captained by Scott Hinman and co-captained by Eric Andrus, and plays at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club in Roseville.
Men’s 4.5+ Division:
The Los Gatos team representing the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club only lost one match out of 15 to qualify for the USTA League National Championships.
The 16-person team is captained by Ray Vallejo and co-captained by Andrew Ngo, and plays at the Los Gatos Swim and Racquet Club.
Men’s 5.0+ Division:
The Pleasanton team representing the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park overcame the Olympic Club to take the Section title home.
The 7-person team is captained by Ronald Hidayat, and plays at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park.
Women’s 3.0 Division:
The Tiburon team representing the Belvedere Tennis Club overcame teams from San Carlos and Pleasanton to claim the title.
The 18-person team is captained by Elizabeth Jenkyn and co-captained by Ana Barretto, and plays at the Belvedere Tennis Club.
Women’s 3.5 Division:
The Pleasanton team representing the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park won three matches in a row after losing their first match to claim the title.
The 17-person team is captained by Lu Walker and co-captained by Arlie Alford, and plays at the Pleasanton Tennis and Community Park.
Women’s 4.0 Division:
The Roseville team representing the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club finished with a 3-1 record to claim the title.
The 14-person team is captained by Lisa Fitzpatrick, and plays at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club.
Women’s 4.5+ Division:
The Roseville team representing the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club went undefeated 3-0 to claim the title.
The 15-person team is captained by Melissa Cole and co-captained by Julie Rowland, and plays at the Johnson Ranch Racquet Club.
Women’s 5.0+ Division:
The Mill Valley team representing The Club at Harbor Point, beat teams from Tiburon and Gold River to claim the title.
The 15-person team is captained by Kathleen Smyth and co-captained by Kristen Lehmkuhl, and plays at The Club at Harbor Point.
USTA League was established 37 years ago to provide adult recreational tennis players throughout the country with the opportunity to compete against players of similar ability levels. Players participate on teams in a league format, which is administered by the USTA through its 17 sections. USTA League groups players by using six NTRP levels, ranging from 2.5 (entry) to 5.0 (advanced). USTA League is open to any USTA member 18 years of age or older.
USTA League, the United States’ largest recreational tennis league, helps hundreds of thousands of participants get on the court, have a good time and step up their game. Take part in the fun for an unmatched team experience!
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